Jan 24, 2013 7:00am PST
see you next. live in washington. >> happening right now john kerry is at his first confirmation hearing. he is expected to face mostly friendly questioning before the senate foreign relations committee. he has been on the committee for 28 years, chaired it for the past four. he is expected to be confirmed by his colleagues. current secretary of state also there as you can see to express her support for kerry to take over, this is the same committee where she had some heated exchanges with republicans yesterday morning. she was answering questions about the attack in libya. >>> a new task force in connecticut looking in to the sandy hook shooting has it's first meeting today. the commission will hear today from experts who sat on similar commissions after mass shootings in colorado and virginia. the 16 member panel is supposed to give connecticut's governor a list of recommendations regarding school safety, mental health and gun violence prevention by march 15th. >>> time now 7:17, and in just an hour diane feinstein will resume her fight for a ban on assault weapons. she will in
Jan 21, 2013 7:00am PST
term. there's senator john kerry there. there's senator levin next to him. members of the united states congress now filing out. there's orrin hatch of utah. there's john mccain and there's san francisco senator dorothy -- dianne feinstein. >> there you go. >> forgive me. i'm trying to think of all of the names i'm seeing. they are filing in. an estimated 800,000 people are barked out there waiting for their historic ceremony. the activities are tu to begin -- are due to begin at 8:30. after the president is sworn in, he will deliver his inaugural address and then there will be a parade down pennsylvania avenue. tori campbell is there. and we will be following all of the events right here for you. >>> back here in the bay area, a popular gun buyback event in marin county continues today. there will be one thing missing. the buyback part of that. tara moriarty joins us to explain. >> reporter: well, today is martin luther king, junior day, of course, the district attorney is saying because he advocated nonviolence this couldn't be more perfect timing. this is gonna be a gun surrender as
Jan 24, 2013 6:00am PST
than ten minutes from now senator john kerry begins testifying before the senate foreign relations committee today. this is the first day of confirmation hearings to determine if he'll replace secretary of state hillary clinton. >>> just before 11:00 this morning, outgoing defense secretary leon panetta all set to announce the pentagon reversing its stance on women serving on the front lines. official ban on female troops serving in the front lines has been in place since 1984. >>> a water main break has crews concerned a street could collapse. public works crews have to tear up a section near sir francis drake boulevard and replace it with more stable soil after thousands of gallons of water just spilled on the street overnight. >>> let's take you outside live right now. hp pavilion is the home of your san jose sharks. they are taking on the phoenix coyotes tonight.